The annual 'Wintergreen Special' lays over on the wye at Blossburg, with some Erie Lackawanna heritage as the power for this years trip.
Flares Through the Flathead: A trio of Montana Rail Link SD45-2s pull an eastbound manifest freight out of BNSF Railway's Whitefish, Montana yard just moments after sunset on January 20, 20... (more)
Traveling along the blue waters of the Clark Fork, Montana Rail Link’s eastbound gas local has just crossed the Thompson River just east of Woodlin, Montana, on the morning of May 10, 2010.
Montana Rail Link’s gas local heads eastbound west of Weeksville, Montana, on May 10, 2010. Lead locomotive MRL No. 332 has an interesting history to be told. It began life as Erie Lackawanna EMD ... (more)
On the pretty spring day of May 10, 2010, Montana Rail Link’s day gas local is eastbound west of Perma, Montana, along the Flathead River. Leading the train is MRL EMD SD45-2 No. 332, a former Eri... (more)
Ballast for the Glasgow Subdivision expansion project trots East behind three leased Montana Rail Link SD45-2's, crossing the frozen Des Lacs Reservoir. MRL power in North Dakota is pretty uncommo... (more)
MRL's trio of leased SD45's strolls East down the 0.6% grade into Berthold, passing a huge pile of dirt that will be used to fill in one of the many ponds along the right-of-way, allowing the seco... (more)
Cruising past the new intermediate signal for the approach-block to East Palermo, and hugging the dirt work for the second mainline as part of the double-track project, MRL 332, 330 and 327 have a... (more)
MRL in North Dakota! 60 cylinders of leased EMD goodness screams out of the White Earth Valley with the Minot-bound GREX slot train and leans into "Whiskey Curve", where decades ago, a whis... (more)
MRL's Night Gas Local rounding the big curve east of Arlee, MT on MRL's 10th Sub. into the late afternoon sun.
MRL's Laurel, MT to Missoula, MT manifest crawls down Bozeman Pass and into town with a trio of veteran EMD's.
After sucessfully conquering Bozeman Pass, three EMD's are down to a crawl with dynamics howling, leading a heavy 133 car "LM" on the drawbar. They'd soon come to a stop, release the air and have ... (more)
Three SD's have a heavy LM in tow, cruising West along the Missouri River.
MRL's LM departs Livingston and is now on the attack of Bozeman Pass, behind a trio of veteran EMD's.
At a blazing 7 MPH, three EMD's on the headend and three more on the rear hum up Bozeman Pass with a 133 car LM in tow.